African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 80--82

Ruptured liver abscess in a neonate


Prashant Jain1, Ashwani Mishra1, Vyom Agarawal2 
1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr. B. L. Kapur Memorial Hospital, Pusa Road, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Paediatrics and Adolesecnt Medicine, Dr. B. L. Kapur Memorial Hospital, Pusa Road, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Prashant Jain
12/25, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi - 110 008
India

We report a rare case of 17-day-old neonate, diagnosed to have ruptured liver abscess secondary to Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal aureus infection. The child presented with septicemia and abdominal distension. On exploration, there was pyoperitoneum with ruptured liver abscess.


How to cite this article:
Jain P, Mishra A, Agarawal V. Ruptured liver abscess in a neonate.Afr J Paediatr Surg 2012;9:80-82


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Jain P, Mishra A, Agarawal V. Ruptured liver abscess in a neonate. Afr J Paediatr Surg [serial online] 2012 [cited 2022 Sep 29 ];9:80-82
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